Cervical Vertebrae Synostosis & Its Clinical Significance
Normal typical cervical vertebrae i.e. 3rd to 6th are characterized by the presence of small body, triangular spinal canal, foramina transversarium, superior articular facet directed backwards & upward, inferior articular facet directed forward & downwards and a short bifid spine. Abnormalities in any of the features may be associated with neurological signs and symptoms. During the routine osteology classes we found two abnormally fused typical cervical vertebrae in the Department of anatomy, BRD medical college, Gorakhpur. These abnormality may lead to significant sign and symptoms thus this case is being studied.
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